Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board

Fairfax County, Virginia

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Fairfax, Virginia 22031

Daryl Washington,
Executive Director

Community Services Board News

Contact for news media inquiries: Lucy Caldwell, Communications Director, 703-324-7006 (office), 703-856-5210 (cell).

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Springfield behavioral health services transitioning to other sites

Springfield


Services at CSB's Springfield Center are moving to other CSB locations.

Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN): Growing opportunities for people with developmental disabilities

Welcoming


WIN is growing opportunities for people with developmental disabilities

Community Services (State) Performance Contract - Notice of Public Review and Comment

Community


The Community Services Performance Contract delineates the responsibilities of the State Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services and the Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board. It specifies the conditions to be met for the CSB to receive State-controlled funds,…

CSB promotes agency veteran Lyn Tomlinson to Deputy Director of Clinical Operations

CSB


Longtime CSB employee Lyn Tomlinson promoted to Deputy Director of Clinical Operations.

Survey for young adults: help target drug prevention efforts

Survey


In an effort to better target opioid and other drug prevention efforts, the CSB) is seeking opinions of young adults between the ages of 18-25. The survey is anonymous and voluntary, and asks questions about use of alcohol, prescription drugs, and heroin.

CSB expands medication assisted treatment to meet demands of opioid epidemic

CSB


CSB is now offering Medication Assisted Treatment which involves the use of FDA-approved medications in combination with counseling and behavioral therapies to provide a "whole patient" approach to the treatment of substance use disorders.

Merrifield Center Installs New Customer-Friendly Feature: Client Service Kiosk

Merrifield


New customer-friendly client service kiosks at the CSB's Merrifield Center allow for easy sign-ins.

CSB launches campaign targeting underage alcohol use

CSB


Learn how to talk to your kids to prevent underage drinking.

Opioid Reversal Training Now Offered in Reston

Opioid


CSB offers Revive opioid overdose reversal training throughout the county, including a new class in Reston, and weekend classes in Chantilly.

More People Seeking Help from Crisis Hotline

More


Increasing numbers of people are seeking mental health support from CSB partner PRS CrisisLink through their crisis hotline and textline.

Nurses on front lines in opioid epidemic

Nurses


CSB nurses provide medication assisted treatment and associated case management for individuals who have opioid dependence.

New CSB Video: Making a Difference in Our Community

New


Learn about some of the CSB’s programs, meet staff and consider a career with us.

Woman in recovery lands “dream” career, shares gratitude for CSB programs

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CSB Centers Host New Wellness & Recovery Courses

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Three new sets of Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP) workshops coming up around Fairfax County.

National Alcohol Screening Day is Thursday, April 5

National


Is your substance use becoming a concern to you or your loved ones? Take an online screening and find out if you should seek help.

Get Involved in Battling the Opioid Crisis: Here’s How

Get


This month, attend free community involvement opportunities that will allow you to learn more about the opioid crisis, why it is a danger, and preventative measures people can take.

Healing gardens need your help Saturday, April 14

Healing


Volunteers are needed April 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to help the Crisis Care Program get their healing and vegetable gardens ready for spring.

Parents helping parents: Healthy Minds Fairfax offers new youth initiative

Parents


Healthy Minds Fairfax's new Parent Support Partners program provides support, understanding, and connections on how to find and access mental health services to help children, youth and young adults.

CSB Awards Mini-Grants to Ten Youth-Led Projects to Fight the Stigma of Mental Illness

CSB


The CSB has awarded mini-grants to ten youth-led projects to reduce stigma among their peers.

Operation Medicine Cabinet Cleanout: Saturday, April 28

Operation


Safely dispose of unused or expired medication at any Fairfax County Police district station from 10 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Mental Health Matters: CSB launches new online early psychosis screening tool

Mental


Psychosis affects 3 percent of people in the U.S.; learn about early psychosis intervention services, and a new online screening.

Community Conversation on Youth Anxiety Imparts Information & Inspiration

Community


Educators, parents, social workers, therapists and county leaders came together to initiate an important conversation about youth anxiety across our community.

CSB Launches Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN) with Engaged and Eager Crowd

CSB


Parents, service providers, advocates and CSB developmental disabilities services staff join together to launch an exciting new collaborative: the Welcoming Inclusion Network (WIN).

Teens increasingly anxious; more families seeking help after Parkland tragedy

Teens


More than three dozen teens and families reached out for support in the past week from Fairfax-Falls Church Community Services Board (CSB) mental health clinicians. So far in 2018, CSB staff have conducted 312 mental health assessments for young people seeking services. After hearing about…

National Eating Disorders Awareness Week, Feb. 26-March 4, 2018

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Eating disorders are serious conditions related to persistent eating behaviors that negatively impact ones health, emotions and ability to function in important areas of life. They have the highest mortality rate of any mental illness. Eating disorders are not a choice; they are caused by a combination of biological, genetic environmental and psychological factors and may co-occur…